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Adding CBD Isolate into a Larger Base (Topical)
Creating your own infusions with CBD isolate can be a great way to completely customize your CBD experience. Here we will include a simple recipe to create your own CBD topical using our Active CBD oil Isolate.
CBD Oil Uses
Many people are using CBD oil today, and considering how it is non-toxic and doesn’t produce any adverse side effects in the user there has been a huge amount of interest. Using this form of CBD gives you all the benefits of cannabidiol without having to worry about THC content which can cause impairment.
So, if you are considering using CBD topicals but don’t know where to start then here are some guidelines you should follow when making up your own topical lotion with CBD isolate.
The first thing that you should do when looking into making your own CBD cream or CBD oil for pain relief is determine what kind of base you want to use because not every type of base will work correctly with CBD. For example, if you are using a CBD cream that is water-based then it will absorb into the skin much better.
The reason for this is because CBD topicals are oil based products which means they don’t mix well with water. On the other hand, an oil-based topical cream will leave the user feeling greasy since CBD topicals are made up of oils themselves. So, to avoid any problems with CBD absorption it’s best to use a base that is not only compatible but also works well with cannabidiol so it doesn’t degrade its properties either.
When deciding on what type of base to go for you should always pick one that has been made specifically for making topicals and not something that you use for your regular skincare routine.
Using the wrong base can make CBD behave unpredictably which will ultimately lead to a sub-optimal experience.
This is not to say you shouldn’t make topicals yourself at all but rather be extremely careful what kind of base you are using since CBD oil isn’t always compatible with many product bases.
C annabidiol Topical Bases
When it comes to choosing a cannabidiol topical base there are several choices, each having their own merits and drawbacks.
For example, if you want to avoid any greasiness or stickiness then an oil based cream or lotion is probably the best choice for you because it will absorb into the skin much than other types on the market.
Oil base topical lotions and creams are perfect for those looking for both relief from pain and more healthy skin as well. However, if you don’t want to deal with an oily or greasy CBD topical then a water based cream or gel might be the right choice for you.
Water-based CBD topicals work by infusing CBD into water and mixing it with other ingredients before adding it to any kind of cream base. They’re mostly free of CBD impurities since the only potential additive is some kind of organic solvent but this is not always necessary. The benefit here is that they can easily be absorbed into the skin, allowing them to deliver their benefits much faster than oil-based which take longer due to having to be absorbed through the skin. However, since they are water-based CBD topicals are not as effective at treating pain as their oil-based counterparts due to how quickly they’re able to absorb into the blood stream. The drawbacks don’t end there either since CBD topicals that are made up of mostly water can contribute toward making your skin more oily over time.
With all this being said it’s best to decide what kind of base you want before beginning any kind of CBD topical so you have a good idea what you should be looking for when it comes time to buy or make one. While not every type is perfect for delivering cannabidiol, each has its own unique attributes which allow them to excel in one area more than another. For example, CBD oils and gels are perfect for those looking for skin benefits as well as pain relief while water-based lotions and creams work best when you want pain relief without having your skin greasy or oily afterward.
Creating a CBD topical base oil is one way that CBD oil companies can make money while meeting end users’ needs. One of the first CBD topical base oils was 300mg CBD Vape Oil. This additive is designed to be added into any vape, and since it has no flavor, can be used with any type of e-liquid (for those that like sweet flavors) or even with unflavored vape juice. The oil can be added to your normal vape equipment, just like e-liquid. It comes in different flavors, including CBD citrus flavor and CBD menthol flavor.
CBD has been proven to work in topically applied creams and cannabis salves for pain relief in illnesses such as arthritis . CBD is also known to reduce inflammation , which is why it is often used in muscle pain relief creams. This makes cannabis infused oil an ideal candidate for CBD topical base oil.
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CBD Infused Body Lotion Recipe
Cannabis infused skin care products have been around for millenia. Different cultures and civilizations used cannabis topicals as a form of healing and health maintenance for a huge variety of ailments. Potions, salves and topicals have been a staple in many cultures from Asia to the Middle East.
Cannabis infused skin care products are an amazing way to use CBD with almost no psychoactive effects at all. These topical lotions have been reported to be used for pain relief by applying them directly where ever there is discomfort due to muscle tension, arthritis or even migraines.
Skin is the largest organ on the human body and very good at absorbing nutrients when applied directly to it. CBD patches work very well with cannabis infused skin care products because they allow specific nutrients and to pass through the skin without being broken down by the digestive track.
CBD has many soothing properties, one of which allows for making CBD lotion with it.
Making CBD lotion is simple and easy to do at home and it only takes about 30 minutes or less.
How To Make Homemade CBD Lotion
Making CBD lotion at home is easy to do, and you don’t need any special equipment or ingredients. It takes about 30 minutes or less depending on how much you make at one time. You can always make a large amount and store it for later use as well.
Making CBD lotion begins with a carrier oil. Lotion can be made by making coconut oil infusions with coconut oil, cannabis flowers/trim and a cooking pot.
Many different oils can make a great CBD lotion, but the most common is coconut oil. Coconut oil has many health benefits and adding CBD to it makes a wonderful CBD lotion.
You need high quality organic material, which means that any male plants, seeds or stems should not be present in your mixture. If you do not have access to fresh cannabis flowers or trim, then there are other options such as either kief or hash.
Add your product to a pot of water and heat it up. Make sure that you do not heat your CBD infused coconut oil above 300 degrees Fahrenheit for more than 20 minutes to maintain the integrity of the cannabinoids.
Once you have made the cannabis infused coconut oil, strain it through a fine mesh strainer or cheese cloth and put it in a dish. Allow your infusion to cool until the oil solidifies and separates from the water, which takes about 10 – 15 minutes.
How to Make CBD Lotion from CBD Isolate
Pure, 99% CBD isolate is a crystallized form of the cannabinoid CBD. It contains zero THC. The powder is tasteless and odorless. For each gram of CBD isolate, you are getting at least 990mg of CBD with our isolate.
But how can you use this very potent CBD powder?
Using CBD topically has been suggested to help pain deep within the muscles and joints. Topicals include a wide range of products from cream to salves to massage oil.
One of the easiest things to make is CBD massage/body oil.
500mg CBD Massage/Body Oil:
2 cups of olive oil
½ gram of CBD isolate
A few drops of your favorite essential oil (we like rosemary or lavender)
Mix thoroughly for the CBD isolate to dissolve and disperse throughout the solution. Adding a little salt or sugar can turn your massage oil into an effective body scrub. You can read more about olive oil and skin care (as well as more modifications to this recipe) here .
If you want to make a CBD lotion with a lotion you already have on hand – you can! The 99% CBD isolate dissolves best in oil-based substances. Lotion containing oil will better mix with the isolate, but any lotion will be thick enough to disperse the CBD isolate throughout the mixture.
Common Questions About CBD Lotion
What is CBD lotion?
CBD lotion is the same thing as CBD cream, it’s just concentrated into a liquid form. What this means to you is that the active ingredients are extracted using grain alcohol (to extract cannabinoids like CBD) or olive oil (for flavonoids). The process of making CBD lotion involves filtering and heating steps, which can lead to losing some of the plant’s active ingredients. But this method is considered a ‘clean’ extraction because there aren’t any extra chemicals involved, which will affect your end product.
What is CBD lotion good for?
CBD lotion is a great remedy for many skin problems. It is a mixture of essential oils that have been infused with CBD. CBD lotion helps to relieve pain and heal your skin at the same time. If you suffer from pain in common areas such as hands, knees, legs or back then applying this lotion can bring a great relief. What is more it will soothe dryness, rashes, eczema, psoriasis and acne.
How does CBD lotion work?
CBD lotion is a popular product because it works great for localized pain relief, like sore muscles and joints, but it won’t get you high like traditional cannabis strains do.
How to use CBD lotion?
You can use CBD lotion after showering, before applying moisturizer or makeup, or anytime your skin needs some extra TLC. With any topical hemp oil product, it’s always best to test a small patch on your skin first to make sure you don’t have any allergies.
CBD lotion can be applied to any area of skin and can also be used on the face, but it is always best to check with your doctor before using topicals if you have sensitive skin or suffer from a skin-related condition like psoriasis or rosacea.
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